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Re: Scopes

Post by North Country Gal » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:53 am

Good point on the red dot. Totally agree. Under some conditions, I do prefer a red dot to a scope. Last range trip, for instance, lighting conditions were such that even with my good scopes, the crosshairs were disappearing against the black bullseyes I was shooting. Hard to shoot with accuracy when that happens. A red dot solves that one, beautifully. Always visible and very easy to use, too.
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Re: Scopes

Post by Mags » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:53 am

April 2019. Lot of scopes on sale...
https://www.opticsplanet.com/s/scopes?_ ... st-savings
Pricing on Amazon for some of the scopes is little better. Others are on par. (without consideration for shipping costs)
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Re: Scopes

Post by Firefly » Fri May 24, 2019 4:23 pm

I have Simmons Whitetail 1-5.5x20 that seems pretty good over short distances on my .44 big boy
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Re: Scopes

Post by ESquared » Fri May 24, 2019 6:17 pm

That seems like it would be an ideal scope, Firefly, for that rifle. Show us some pics!
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Re: Scopes

Post by Firefly » Sat May 25, 2019 9:09 am

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Re: Scopes

Post by ESquared » Sat May 25, 2019 9:40 am

Nice, that scope looks great. What's the "tail" you've got attached to the lever? Looks interesting...
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Re: Scopes

Post by Firefly » Sat May 25, 2019 11:31 am

It is a leather wrap
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Re: Scopes

Post by AMraider » Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:54 pm

I have had a lot of luck with picking up old Unertl Hawk 4x scopes at gunshows. They have some really clear optics. For a modern scope take a look at the SWFA SS series. They have a variety of fixed powered ones from 6x to 20x. HTH.
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Re: Scopes

Post by CT_Shooter » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:27 am

Welcome to the forum from CT, and thanks for adding to the conversation. Glad you joined us.
AMraider wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:54 pm
I have had a lot of luck with picking up old Unertl Hawk 4x scopes at gunshows. They have some really clear optics. For a modern scope take a look at the SWFA SS series. They have a variety of fixed powered ones from 6x to 20x. HTH.
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Re: Scopes

Post by Mags » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:27 pm

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Welcome and thanks for the scope tip.
AMraider wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:54 pm
I have had a lot of luck with picking up old Unertl Hawk 4x scopes at gunshows. They have some really clear optics. For a modern scope take a look at the SWFA SS series. They have a variety of fixed powered ones from 6x to 20x. HTH.
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